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O-riginal Art Activities: Self Portrait Inspired by Dusti Bongé

The latest O-riginal Art Activity explores self portraiture from a different angle. Create your own up-close self portrait. In this painting, Bongé paints her own feet. While the background is abstracted and full of vibrant colors, she depicts her own feet in the foreground. Dusti Bongé is regarded as one of the first Mississippi artist’s…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Abstract Collage Inspired by Dusti Bongé

The O-riginal Art Activity pays homage to one of the South’s prominent abstract expressionists Dusti Bongé. Use collage to create an abstract piece. Dusti Bongé created a body of work that moved from figurative and Cubist depictions of her Mississippi home in the 1930s, through a period of Surrealism and into an Abstract Expressionist style…

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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE DAY EXAMINING WORKS BY SURLS, CABRERA, BONGÉ AND BULTMAN

To celebrate International Sculpture Day, we’re highlighting some of the great sculptures that are currently on view at the Ogden Museum! Me, Knife, Diamond and Flower This large-scale sculpture by Texas artist James Surls stands tall in front of the Museum to welcome visitors and passerbys. Surls’ sculpture combines elements of nature, simplified facial features,…

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A Conversation with the Curator of “The Whole Drum Will Sound,” Bradley Sumrall Sumrall Talks About Abstraction, the Collection, Theme and Process

Curator Bradley Sumrall answers questions about The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, on view now at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. What inspired you to create The Whole Drum Will Sound? The Whole Drum Will Sound came out of a familiarity with the Ogden’s Permanent Collection. I’ve been working with the…

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